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Fighting to Keep Your Home in a Divorce? If You Win, It Will Cost You.

By Shawn Leamon | October 31, 2016

The costs of a divorce add up quickly. While many charges are easy to anticipate, some catch you by surprise. If you decide to fight…

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Pension Fund? These Costly QDRO Mistakes Can Derail Your Retirement

By Shawn Leamon | October 26, 2016

Divorce is always a tricky process to navigate. But add an imminent retirement and a host of pension funds to the mix, and you will…

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What to Do When Your Ex Does Not Comply with Your Divorce Decree?

By Shawn Leamon | October 19, 2016

Although we would like to assume that divorces are always joint decisions, they may not be. Or at times, couples will enter the mutual agreement of…

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Does Your House Also Belong to Your Spouse?

By Shawn Leamon | October 17, 2016

You may have purchased your home before you ever met your soon-to-be ex-spouse. But in the midst of your legal proceedings and divorce settlement, you…

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Divorce Decree 101: A Quick Guide

By Shawn Leamon | October 3, 2016

When it comes to filing your paperwork at the end of your divorce, it’s incredibly important to understand each individual document. Official documents pertaining to…

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4 Crucial Questions to Determine Who Takes On Student Debt in Divorce

By Shawn Leamon | September 28, 2016

One of the most common misconceptions in divorce is the belief that all debts the couple owes are to be divided straight down the middle—as…

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Are You Still Married by IRS Standards? (Recommended)

By Shawn Leamon | September 21, 2016

Paying your taxes is a hassle under the best of circumstances. But when you are separated and waiting for your divorce, it gets even more…

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Deed versus Title: Which Do You Change after Divorce? (Recommended)

By Shawn Leamon | September 14, 2016

After your divorce settlement has been finalized, do you know which documents need to be altered, in order to change ownership on your marital home?…

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3 Reasons Online Appraisals Can Falsely Inflate Your Marital Home Value

By Shawn Leamon | September 7, 2016

When you are in the midst of a divorce (even an amicable one), it can be significantly less painful for everyone to quickly get it…

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Top 5 Ways to Minimize the Impact of Divorce On Your Small Business

By Shawn Leamon | August 31, 2016

This article was re-published by Investopedia. You can view it here. Divorce is always a difficult, financially trying process, but for business owners, it can be…

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Every Divorcee Should Know These 3 Ways to Maintain Health Insurance

By Shawn Leamon | August 29, 2016

With the high costs of medical expenses, health insurance is one of the most important assets you can have. If you are covered by your…

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3 Things Divorcees With Hedge Fund Investments Should Know

By Shawn Leamon | August 24, 2016

This article was republished by Investopedia here. What is a hedge fund? Hedge funds are unregulated investment vehicles, which are available to sophisticated investors (including accredited…

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4 Easy Ways to Accurately Appraise The Real Value of your Marital Home

By Shawn Leamon | August 22, 2016

Selling your marital home during a divorce is an emotionally exhausting experience, but you want to ensure that you receive everything you are entitled to.…

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Could a Divorce Funding Firm Help You Get the Money You Need for a Better Settlement?

By Shawn Leamon | August 17, 2016

Paying for the legal expenses to finalize your divorce and get an equitable settlement can quickly drain your bank account. What if you are still…

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3 Reasons to Create an Accurate Lifestyle Analysis during Divorce

By Shawn Leamon | August 10, 2016

As you look toward finalizing your divorce, you need to make sure that you complete an accurate lifestyle analysis to help protect your interests. In…

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Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

By Shawn Leamon | July 28, 2016

Does It Matter Who Files First? In and of itself, the initial act of filing for divorce is stressful and emotionally draining. However, many couples…

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Spousal Support 101: If you’re thinking about divorce, read this.

By Shawn Leamon | July 26, 2016

Those facing divorce don’t have an easy road ahead of them. Being prepared will ultimately lessen the stress of the situation. With so many decisions…

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What Every Divorcee Should Know about Temporary Health Insurance Coverage

By Shawn Leamon | July 26, 2016

In the aftermath of your divorce, navigating the health-insurance marketplace can be tricky. To maintain your coverage, you should be certain that you understand what…

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